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Black sexlinks.

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Foghorn Rock, Sep 16, 2008.

  1. Foghorn Rock

    Foghorn Rock Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 25, 2008
    I was told that black sexlinks are very good layers.I did some looking and found that they are a cross of rir roo and barred rock hens.Just so happens that these are two breeds I have.My question is , are they better layers than their parents?I saw some the other day and thought they were beautiful birds and was planning on trying some when mine get old enough.
  2. Jarhead

    Jarhead Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 12, 2008
    Mine is the most unfriendly, meanest, bullying bird I have. She is going into a fry pan soon [​IMG] My Barred rock is super nice.
  3. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

    Jun 10, 2007
    Douglasville GA
    They lay just as well as RIR's and BR's, but no better.
    I have all 3 of these breeds and I can't tell any difference as far as egg laying is concerned.
  4. carousel

    carousel Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
    NW Oregon
    I have one black sex link that is a very large bird, she lays well and has a very good personality.
    I should get a picture, she is almost all black with streaks of red in her breast.

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